Jed Kim Environment Reporter
Jed Kim is an Environment Reporter for Southern California Public Radio.
Before joining KPCC, Jed was a producer at WNYC’s “The Takeaway” and an associate producer for the HBO documentary “Birders: The Central Park Effect.” His work has been featured on NPR and Marketplace.
Jed graduated from the University of Chicago in 2002, with a biology degree. After a few years of working in a laboratory, he decided that he’d be much happier as a radio reporter. He graduated from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism in 2008.
Stories by Jed Kim
Officers responded to a call that two mountain lions were roaming the area on Saturday morning. Less than an hour later, they killed one in a nearby backyard.
The lead-battery recycling plant will have to stay closed until it installs more air pollution controls and takes steps to limit lead dust.
It's bad news for those hoping a strong El Niño event would bring an increased likelihood of a wet winter.
Tuesday's drought news makes you question whether waiting so long in the drive-thru line will continue to be worth it.
Local cities have differing levels of restrictions regarding fireworks, with some completely banning possession and others allowing non-explosive varieties.
Since 2011, five people have died and dozens more have been injured on the trail between the lower and upper Eaton Canyon Falls.
Today's news looks at incoming insects, drowning fish and withering food assistance. At least there's wine.
Record keeping began in 1877, and the previous driest back-to-back seasons occurred between 1897 and 1899.
Today's roundup bemoans a woeful cherry season, celebrates the well-drilling men and keeps an eye on those Oregonians.
Starting Tuesday, the ban removes some of the most powerful rat poisons from store shelves, but it also leaves a lot of other poisons in place.
Animal welfare groups have petitioned the state to restrict the breeding and possession of hybrid cats, which result from crossbreeding of house cats and wild cats.
Southern California seems to be seeing a higher rate of rattlesnake bites this year. Is it because of the drought? Plus, today's dryku.
Tuesday's drought news roundup asks what you'd do if you had a time-traveling DeLorean. Securing dibs on water rights might not be a bad bet.
California's May was also hotter than normal. It's a sign of what the rest of summer will be like.
Scientists and clean air advocates knew that fine particles in the air, known as PM2.5, are correlated with deaths from cardiovascular disease. Now, they may know how.